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  • Ferguson: Whiteness or Copness

    In an unsurprisingly confused New York Times op-ed, Kate Manne, assistant professor of philosophy at Cornell University and writer on moral and feminist philosophy, seeks to explain the phenomenon of police treating protesters in Ferguson “like animals.” On Sept. 26, two peaceful protesters were arrested in Ferguson, Mo.

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  • Pension De-Risking Gets Political

    I have long maintained that retirement plan issues receive considerable attention whenever politicians enter the fray. Certainly that is the case with the U.S. debate about fiduciary standard rules among lawmakers, industry and regulators. Now it seems that de-risking is the next topic du jour for Congress.

    9 readers - Susan Mangiero/ Pension Risk Matters
    • Islamic State / ISIS / ISIL

      A coalition of approximately forty nations (including Arab nations, such as Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, and UAE) is trying to destroy and dismantle the Islamic State (IS) in the Middle East. This is the group alternately referred to as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or the Islamic State of the Levant (ISIL). (The U.S.
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    • Pension De-Risking Gets Political

      … of Early 401(k) Withdrawals" (New York Times, October 24, 2014), Ron Lieber paints a bleak picture. He points out that a recent announcement by the Internal Revenue Service that allows more money to be set aside as an official contribution will be of little consequence to non-savers. He describes a large number of workers who "pulled out $60 billion…

      9 readers - Susan Mangiero/ Pension Risk Matters
    • Weekly Tax Roundup

      … ataxingmatter, Both the Rich and Ordinary Americans Misunderstand Their Economic Interests, by Linda Beale Bloomberg, Tax Inversion Lobbying Booms as Corporations Fight Obama, by Richard Rubin CFO, Uncertain Tax Positions Lure IRS Agents, Lawyer Claims Congressional Research Service, Recently Expired Charitable Tax Provisions Congressional…

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    • Morning Docket: 10.24.14

      … not in jail like his brother. [DealBook / New York Times] * Those interested in going to law school may want to know that Philadelphia is purportedly home to some of the cheapest law schools in the country — not Penn Law, though, sorry ’bout that. [Main Street] * Professors at WUSTL Law held a “teach-in” to discuss the Michael Brown police shooting case…

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    • Morning Docket: 10.23.14

      … Gilberto Valle: Your new law school classmate? * Everyone knows Bingham McCutchen is considering a merger with Morgan Lewis, but not many know bankruptcy may be an option. It’s a remote option, but still an option. [Boston Globe] * When Kaye Scholer moved into new offices, it left behind its entire library. “It tells you everything you need…

      3 readers - Staci Zaretsky/ Above the Law
    • What’s Going On in Denton, Texas?

      …? The Denton Record Chronicle evaluates the claims of both sides. Here is a report from StateImpact, a publication of National Public Radio member stations. And a comprehensive and pretty fair article from the New York Times. There is no shortage of opinions Here is one from the Dallas Morning News. In another, Eagle Ridge Energy presents a forceful…

      4 readers - Charles Sartain/ Energy & the Law
    • The Return Of The Fortune Cookie

      … How long must a disbarred attorney wait for reinstatement? Sixteen years was the period of banishment for an attorney reinstated yesterday by the New York Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department. The attorney had been disbarred in 1998 as a result of a criminal fraud scheme described by the New York Times Since 1990, Mitchell…

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    • So Little Paper to Chase in a Law Firm’s New Library – NYT

      … New York Times, David W. Dunlap: “The law firm Kaye Scholer left a lot behind when it moved this month from 425 Park Avenue, where it had been since 1957, into new quarters at 250 West 55th Street. It left behind offices that had served giants like Milton Handler, one of whose students, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, called him a “colossus…

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